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-u. >>> compact suvs such as the subaru forrester you're seeing here among the hottest rides on the market but new crash tests show that some of the top sellers aren't the safest. 11 of 13 of these cars tested poorly. the subaru forester and the mitsubishi outlander sport two cars that did well. force complete results of the crash tests, head to our website, kpix.com. click on consumer. >>> up next, mind games when it comes to certain colors. what it says about you if you pick red. >> kpix 5 the official television station for the bay bridge opening ceremony and as of now the countdown to labor day is still on. we're watching, keeping you updated on the new span of the bay bridge. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, drinks. new findings show if you drk one or more sugary sodas a y --- you're more likely to devela >>> new findings show if you drink one or more sugary sodas a day you're more likely to develop kidney stones. researchers say too much fruit punch can also cause the painful problem. the best way to prevent kidney stones, drink extra fluids such as just plain old water. >>> forget the fist pump. do you ever
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of the lease, might be better cars available, electric cars. >> he likes the price of the subaru. >> i negotiated the price and although it was a lease. >> what many do not know is you can negotiate at end of the lease, too. jack is the editor of kelly blue book. >> you do not just have to turn it in and walk away. >> many are holding value beyond what the car companies predicted so when it is time to turn in the car you might be able to buy the car and silt on the open market for more than you pay. the dealerships know this, too, and you might be able to get a similar deal from the clearship. christian has leased a few cars. >> i bought it and i sold it two weeks later for like $2,000 more. i wish i had known, i could have negotiated for a lower price with the dealership they may not have paid it but they might have. >> the hassle of selling the car can be a big turn off. new car dealers tend to end up with a lot of used cars. >> they are in the new vehicle business so they want to move them. >> this gets them to negotiate. >> likelihood of a consumer could save hundreds and maybe tho
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utility vehicles through crashes and only two of them passed. subaru forester was the only one with a good rating. the outlander sport received acceptable rating. >>> the shake ups in washington continue today at the irs with president obama pointing a new acting commissioner. daniel werfel will take over as they weather the storm of the tea party scandal. the irs admitted to subjecting them to scrutiny. he is the controller of the office of management and budget. >>> tea party activists had harsh words for the irs. they said they are furious that the irs singled out conservative groups. they promised congress will hold an independent investigation. >> someone needs to be held responsible. someone needs to be in prison. someone needs to be prosecuted. >> this is run away government at its worse. who knows who they will target next. >> president obama scandal. >>> before it become as trend a police department acts. their game plan. >> back here in 10 minutes, the clouds are clearing. seeing sunshine but things are changing. what the big changes are for your friday and the bay area weekend a
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of serious injuries. 13 vehicles were tested. but only two of them passed. the subaru for esther followed by the mitsubishi sport. the hyundai tuscon, buick encore, and the ford escort. the rest of the vehicles tested got marginal ratings. you'll find a link to the full list under web links section at ktvu.com. >> 8:24. let's talk traffic. sal's got a lot of tell you about. >> very slow day. the bart situation a lot of people got on the road instead. and we're looking at interstate 680. very slow heading sou all the way down into the san ramon area. a lot of people on the road. i keep looking to see if there's a new accident we missed. but i don't see anything. westbound 24 year the middle they did clear an accident and some people may be avoiding highway 24. i just think a lot of people are on the road. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. 30 plus minute delay into san francisco. in the south bay 101 is busy from 85. very heavy traffic. 280 and 85 are not quite as bad. on the peninsula 10 1 is slow. one of the worst freeways is 880 south from 238. more than a half hour drive.